High-performance home-builder Gene Myers discusses Thrive's innovations in healthy homes, industry impacts of COVID, and the future of smart homes.
The group is about to take its 10-prong message to the masses. But the question is, will they be ready for it?
Founder and chairman Bob Fincher used part of his summer vacation to tour Midwest companies that are championing the integration of green technologies and tactics into our homes and other buildings. Here's what he found.
Fungus can permanently damage homes, threaten occupant health
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Homebuyers tend to look at using ICF construction for energy efficiency and strength.
Radiant heating is better at maintaining an even temperature than traditional heating systems.
How conductive polymer is changing today's heating technology.
There are many reasons to consider radiant heating for your home, but here are some of the best reasons.
Fresh air solutions improve interior ventilation
Bringing in fresh, filtered air key to preventing problems
When the Mastrangelo family had renovated and expanded their Massachusetts cape home several years ago, they added spray foam insulation to the entire second floor and roof. Sadly, the family soon started suffering from indoor air quality issues that took years to solve, until they discovered and installed a energy recovery ventilator (ERV).
Builders can step away from complicated technical jargon about smart home automation and introduce it for what it is: a lifestyle.
Zehnder solution reduces slew of airborne contaminants
Lyme disease infection is most common in the spring, summer, and fall, so now is a good time to become more aware of how to prevent and treat it.
The show welcomes HVACR professionals serving commercial, industrial, residential and institutional markets.
Electricity use averaged $1 per day, even with the air conditioning set at 71 degrees.
With people indoors 90 percent of the time, the Norwegian Regional Board of Health and the Department of Employment created guidelines for the country’s indoor business environment. With the employer responsible for indoor air quality, measures were taken to improve conditions for employees.
In addition to a spacious outdoor entertaining area and a full-size chef’s kitchen, a multi-purpose master bedroom was a must have for the owners.
Self-cleaning technology, automation remove contaminants, extend life of HVAC units